Acrobat Ants vs. Carpenter Ants: What’s the Difference?

Acrobat Ants vs. Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ants and Acrobat Ants are common during the this time of year, when weather tends to be moist. However, many people have a difficult time determining the difference between Acrobat Ants vs. Carpenter Ants. Therefore, we have put together some information, so you will be able to identify which ant may be invading your home or business.

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Signs of an Acrobat Ant Infestation in Your Bryan/College Station Home or Business

Signs of an Acrobat Ant Infestation

Acrobat ants get their name from their habit of acrobatically raising their abdomen above their head. This is particularly true when they are disturbed. There are numerous species of acrobat ants in the U.S., some of which are prevalent in the Bryan/College Station area. We will discuss the appearance, habits and signs of an acrobat ant infestation.

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City Pest Control Entomologists Identify Tawny Crazy Ant Species in Bryan/College Station, TX

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Also known as Raspberry Crazy Ants, Tawny Crazy Ants are a fairly new exotic invasive pest ant species to Texas. This species was found around Houston (Harris County) in 2002, and has begun to spread largely through human assistance. Recently, City Pest Control entomologists identified the Tawny Crazy Ant species right here in Bryan/College Station, Texas. Our team at City Pest Control can assist you in managing this invasive species from your property, but it is important to know what these ants look like so you can spot them before they become destructive.

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